3 Ways to Make Agile Work with Your Offshore Team
Tips for the effective integration of offshore teams with agile development processes.
The transition from waterfall development to agile methodology has not been smooth for everyone, and reports of agile adoption are often exaggerated. Businesses have been quick to see the potential cost savings in rolling out some of their development to offshore teams. Yet many companies are afraid that when they switch to agile development processes they will not be able to utilize offshore teams effectively.
It’s a given that extreme time zone differences impair communications. Stir in cultural differences and language barriers to the pot, and suddenly trust becomes an elusive ingredient. With the right approach it’s possible to overcome these challenges and prove that offshore development and agile methodology are not mutually exclusive.